Interactive Bulletin Boards

FLU Chart

Use this bulletin board to help your students learn about place value. Create a chart with three columns using flannel board. Label as follows:

  • F (flats)
  • L (longs)
  • U (units)

These refer to base-10 cubes. You will also need to create flats, longs, and units that will stick to the flannel board. An easy way to do this is to use tag board with sandpaper attached to the back. You can simply have your students show numbers by placing the pieces in the correct columns. For example, the number 163 is represented on the FLU Bulletin Board by 1 flat in the F column, 6 longs in the L column, and 3 units in the U column. You can also ask other questions such as:

  • I have 23 ones and 4 tens; Who am i?
  • I am 341. I have 22 tens. How many hundreds do I have?

You can also ask them questions regarding addition and subtraction. They can figure out the problems using the FLU Chart.

More Interactive Bulletin Boards Ideas

Foods of the World
Age of Exploration Timeline
How do you like your eggs?
Telling Time
Axis & Allies
Group Story-Making
Valentine’s Scramble
President Matching
World Landmarks
Who’s Who
Fairytale Map
Classification Train
Where in the World?
Flags of The World
Crossword Puzzle
Instant Messaging
FLU Chart
Show Me The Money
Name Those Bones
Cool School Sites
Who’s Who?
Secret Message
Habitat Connection
Art Styles
Show and Know Your Fractions
Sorting Leaves
Icebreaker Puzzle
Weights and Balances
Flags of the Olympics
Time Zones
Match the Picture to the Word
The Human Body
Immigration to America
Graphing Names
Who’s Who in the Age of Exploration?
Long Division
Parts of a Sentence
Labeling Cells
Animal Classification
Musical Notes
Millennium Around the World
Name that Sport
Turkey Probability
Pin the Stem on the Pumpkin
Fruit or Vegetable
Symmetrical vs. Asymmetrical
Learning Another Language